'''Carl Benjamin Boyer''' (November 3, 1906 – April 26, 1976) was an American historian of sciences, and especially mathematics. Novelist David Foster Wallace
called him the "Edward Gibbon|Gibbon
It has been written that he was one of few historians of mathematics of his time to "keep open links with contemporary history of science."
[Gray, Jeremy (2016) "Histories of Modern Mathematics in English in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s" in Remmert, Volker R.; Schneider, Martina; and Kragh Sørensen, Henrik (eds.) ''Historiography of Mathematics in the 19th and 20th Centuries'' Birkhäuser. [https://books.google.com/books?id=iKCwDQAAQBAJ&lpg=PP1&dq=Historiography%20of%20Mathematics%20in%20the%2019th%20and%2020th&pg=PA161#v=onepage&q=open%20links&f=false p.161]. ISBN 9783319396491]